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PSN: Security & Safety (Topic)

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 28 May 2017

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 8,809 Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States
John R. Lott, John E Whitley and Rebekah C. Riley
Crime Prevention Research Center, Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center
Date posted to database: 20 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 20 Jul 2015
2 4,241 Do White Police Officers Unfairly Target Black Suspects?
John R. Lott and Carlisle E. Moody
Crime Prevention Research Center and College of William and Mary - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 16 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 27 Nov 2016
3 3,896 Measuring the Rule of Law
Juan Carlos Botero and Alejandro Ponce
World Justice Project and The World Justice Project
Date posted to database: 1 Dec 2011
Last Revised: 1 Dec 2011
4 2,568 Why Prison?: An Economic Critique
Peter N. Salib
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Date posted to database: 7 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 7 Apr 2017
5 1,849 The Controversy over the Safe Schools Program – Finding the Sensible Centre
Patrick Parkinson
The University of Sydney Law School
Date posted to database: 15 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 15 Sep 2016
6 1,704 Bill C-51 Backgrounder #2: The Canadian Security Intelligence Service's Proposed Power to 'Reduce' Security Threats Through Conduct that May Violate the Law and Charter
Craig Forcese and Kent Roach
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 14 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 14 Feb 2015
7 1,558 Policing a Free Society
Herman Goldstein
University of Wisconsin Law School
Date posted to database: 24 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 24 Apr 2015
8 1,457 The FBI's Misrepresentation of the Change in Mass Public Shootings
John R. Lott
Crime Prevention Research Center
Date posted to database: 16 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 26 Mar 2015
9 1,400 Do Background Checks on Private Gun Transfers Help Stop Mass Public Shootings?
John R. Lott
Crime Prevention Research Center
Date posted to database: 8 Jan 2016
Last Revised: 8 Jan 2016
10 1,338 The Shooting Cycle
Josh Blackman and Shelby Baird
South Texas College of Law Houston and Yale University
Date posted to database: 6 Jan 2014
Last Revised: 17 Oct 2014

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
29 Mar 2017 through 28 May 2017

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1 74 Property's Tipping Point
Shai Stern
Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 3 Apr 2017
2 73 Policing and the Cloud
Christopher Slobogin
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 24 May 2017
3 62 Understanding Recent Spikes and Longer Trends in American Murders
Jeffrey Fagan and Daniel C. Richman
Columbia Law School and Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 4 May 2017
Last Revised: 4 May 2017
4 54 Who Should Own Police Body Camera Videos?
Laurent Sacharoff and Sarah Lustbader
University of Arkansas School of Law and Vera Institute of Justice
Date posted to database: 10 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 5 May 2017
5 37 Lessons from Ferguson on Individual Defense Representation as a Tool of Systemic Reform
Beth A. Colgan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 May 2017
Last Revised: 10 May 2017
6 34 Addressing Cyber Harassment: An Overview of Hate Crimes in Cyberspace
Danielle Keats Citron
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 15 Mar 2017
7 33 The Blurred Blue Line: Reform in an Era of Public & Private Policing
Seth W. Stoughton
University of South Carolina School of Law
Date posted to database: 14 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 19 May 2017
8 33 'Fake News' and Its Discontents in Ethiopia

Date posted to database: 18 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 18 Apr 2017
9 29 Before Privacy, Power: The Structural Constitution and the Challenge of Mass Surveillance
Deborah N. Pearlstein
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 5 Apr 2017
10 29 A Code-Based Approach to Unauthorized Access Under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Patricia L. Bellia
Notre Dame Law School
Date posted to database: 20 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 20 Apr 2017





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